If you break your finger, should you go on living or just be replaced with someone new in your family’s lives?
General public is under the impression, that the cost of replacing an LCD screen on the laptop will be equal or greater than the cost of getting a new laptop or a tablet. In the vast majority of cases this is simply not true. Most screens on the market are within $40 to $120 (+shipping), with an occasional older CCFL-type screen priced a little out of this range. With the average price of the laptop (by research group NPD) being $672 in 2012, replacing a screen versus buying a new laptop is already saving you $552 – $622 alone.
Your laptop is more valuable than the sum of its parts.
Except for the LCD screen, the laptops consist of the motherboard, video card, CPU, RAM, Hard Drive and a number of other parts. For most laptop owners, the though of parting with their machine can be devastating.
Consider the environmental impact as a part of your decision. In this recent post we talked about reducing the carbon footprint by replacing and repairing parts, instead of disposing it and getting an entirely new unit.
Just do it (yourself).
Replacing a laptop screen may take you 15 minutes or less. We have an extensive video tutorial library, which will take the mystery out of the process.
Most of the time, when you bring your laptop to get it repaired, the majority of the repair cost will be the labour charge, while the parts will be ordered from a third party (likely, from us), and sold to you for profit. Why not skip the middlemen and save even more?